Questions about Mathematica's date and time functions.

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Convert DateObject into TimeObject

How to elegantly convert from DateObject to TimeObject? The purpose is to extract time from the DateObject and manipulate only ...
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Determining FinancialData for Countries

How do I determine the FinancialData for Australia. For instance the one for USA follows as: FinancialData["NYSE", "Members"] ...
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DatePlus changes in V10.2, can I return to previous behaviour?

Now in V10.2, DatePlus has changed it behaviour in a undocumented way. Now, DatePlus[n] (with n as ...
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DateListPlot incorrect time zone

I'm trying to plot energy usage over time using datelistplot but the time zone on the ticks is wrong, data for 7pm shows as 3am The code: ...
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How to show different DateListPlots with a popupmenu with different plot parameters

I bumped into the following problem: I have a relatively large dataset (250k row,11col), imported in from an SQL database. The format of the data is {{year,m,d,h,m,s},value}. I have successfully ...
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TimelinePlot with Interval in Associations

Bug introduced in 10.2 This is related to a previous question I asked about TimelinePlot and multiple associations (Behavior of TimelinePlot with multiple ...
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How to adjust the FrameTicks length in DateListPlot?

suppose I have the data for DateListPlot: ...
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How to combine Date and Time objects into DateTime object?

Considering a DateObject d and TimeObject t: ...
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How to make a cumulative time plot?

So I'm working with this data set where there is just one input(a date and time) per line in a .csv file. I've let Mathematica understand the input using "DateStringFormat". The time looks like ...
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Problem About TimelinePlot

I have some data from wikipedia. ...
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Converting timestamps into a decimal in minutes

I am importing a list of timestamps (hour:minutes:seconds) from a series of text files. I have the list: ...
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Handy dates conversion

I feel like something very basic is missing me, $dateformat = {"Year", "Month", "Day", "Hour"}; date = DateString[$dateformat] DateString["Date"] ...
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Speeding up a “filling in” process

I have a sparse EventSeries that looks something like ...
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How could I transform the YYYYDDD date string/Integer to YYYYMMDD date string?

suppose I have lots of YYYYDDD date Integers which look like(for example): ...
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DateListPlot: Highs and Lows

I have this data: ...
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Problems with TimelinePlot

I'm trying to play with the example in this recent blog post, but I'm having a few basic issues with TimelinePlot: Labels are getting cut off: How can I get ...
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DateObject for current date skips a day when crossing the date line with TimeZone

The DateObject was introduced in version 10 of Mathematica. One can call it to fetch the current local date and time: ...
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How to convert absolute time to local time?

I tried this code: ...
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SetOptions for CoordinatesToolOptions for DateListPlot?

Bug introduced in 10.0 and persisting through 10.2.0 or later DateListPlot does not respect my Options setting for ...
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Mean duration between two specific data points

I have dataset such as: ...
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Why are the labels twitching vertically in TimelinePlot?

Why are labels jumping up and down here: ...
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Convert Dates to values on an X axis

I have a bunch of dates and values which I put into the DateListPlot to get a graph. However I would also like to put this information into the Fit or LeastSquares to estimate what the value would be ...
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How to calculate time period?

I have the starting and ending dates and times. And I need to calculate the night time in this period (from 10 pm (22) to 6 am (6)). Example: starting date and time is {2015, 1, 4, 3, 10} ending date ...
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Improving semantic interpretation of dates

SemanticInterpretation and Interpreter are promising but imperfect, eg extracting dates and calendar expressions from ...
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Behavior of TimelinePlot with multiple datasets of associations

Bug introduced in 10.1 and persisting through 10.2 or later The following TimelinePlot behaves as I would expect: ...
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How to remove the TimeZone from a TimeObject

TimeObject constructor adds TimeZone even when it's not meaningful or appropriate. In this example, Mathematica imputes ...
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Make a time IntervalSlider

I want to make a time interval slider with an initial setting of (10:00:00 Mar. 8 2015, 12:30:00 Mar. 8 2015) and which varies from 00:00:00 Mar. 8 2015 to 22:30:00 Mar. 8 2015 with a granularity of ...
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No weekends please

I need to get the DateValues of the last 30 days (starting from yesterday, not today!) excluding saturdays and sundays. I want that the dates are german time (GMT ...
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DateValue returns inconsistent types

More of a 'why' than a 'how' question... DateValue[{2014,4,12},"DayName"] returns Saturday, a symbol rather than the string "Saturday". Every other result that ...
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DateObject from AbsoluteTime broken

In the middle of a session (10.0.2 / Win64 / 2.7Gb working set - peak was over 7Gb) the form/definition for DateObject from an integer has disappeared. ...
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How to change time zone for all outputs? [closed]

How to change the time zone in Mathematica for all functions returning a date or time?
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Change date format in nested lists

I have a list of index symbols and data as follows: ...
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Delete rows based on specific periods

I have data (.xlsx format): two columns - data in first column imported as DateObject (dates with specific time), data in second column are numbers (113388.28, 865165.98 etc.). I want to delete the ...
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Converting between AbsoluteTime and Unix time

By trial and error, I've found that the following gives the current Unix time: AbsoluteTime[] - UPOCH where UPOCH can be defined in any of the following ways: ...
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AbsoluteTime parse two different date formats

I have a series of dates that regularly change format (24 hrs/12 hrs). Is there an easy way to parse this data? ...
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Time Zone Conversion

I use Mathematica to administer my share depots. The depots contain shares of many different time zones. I update the depot values several times a day. My problem is that Sidney, Australia, (it might ...
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How to plot multiple yearly data in one graph

There is a dataset: for each year a single data for 6 seas. I would like to have a graph to visualize paralel changes. This is what I attempted to reproduce ...
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Is Daylight Savings Time accounted for when using AbsoluteTime[]? [closed]

I have been running rather long computations lately and timing them using AbsoluteTime[] by calling it at the start and end of the computation. ...
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Min, Max are slow on TimeObjects

fixed in 10.1 (windows) There's something wrong with how Min and Max are implemented for ...
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Expose TimeObject fractions of a second and user-defined formatting

The default TimeObject formats (doc page), don't display fractions of seconds: ...
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EasterSunday replacement in Mathematica 10

The Calendar package, now obsolete, had functionality for "special dates", in particular EasterSunday[]. The documentation says it's been subsumed into Wolfram ...
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How to convert a string representing date into a DateList expression?

How to convert a string representing date into a DateList expression? For example, how to turn "1/2/2000" into {2000,1,2} assuming American style, and {2000, 2, 1} assuming European style, ...
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Is it possible to specify GMT as default in OpenSQLConnection or JDBC?

I'm connecting to a PostgreSQL database, with tables containing TIMESTAMPs with timezone, using ...
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How can I set up a cell style that is ascending dates?

Outline style notebooks have cell counters that are simply ascending numbers, but what if I want to apply a function to them and have descending dates like this: So that they auto format and the ...
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How do I remove the quotation marks from each element of a list containing dates that I have import from excel?

I've been stuck in this problem for 1 week. I just want to make a graph (Log-Return vs time (in year, month, day)). The code is: ...
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Get the complement date range

Suppose that I have a date range list drlist = {{"2015-01-01", "2015-01-05"}, {"2015-01-07", "2015-01-07"}, {"2015-01-12", "2015-01-23"}} ...
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Why does TimeSeriesShift is just adding a fixed number of days?

I'd like to shift all contents of a TimeSeries object by one month. By shifting Feb. 1st I would expect to receive Mar. 1st. However it's not the case for Mathematica: ...
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Extract Specific Dates from DateList

Hopefully this is an easy question but I couldn't find an easy answer anyway. Surely there is some simple way to splice this... I want to take a large datelist in the format of {{2014,12,31}, value} ...
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Trace two DateListPlots?

I currently have two DateListPlots in the same graph, with two different y-axes. I downloaded the package "TwoAxisDateListPlot" to accomplish this with ease. Now I want to be able to trace both of the ...
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Plotting CSV files with UTC Universal Time

So I have many CSV files in format like this: 2014-12-11T16:13:13.038337Z , 3.90092 2014-12-11T16:14:13.456558Z , 3.89734 2014-12-11T16:15:12.444318Z , 3.90092 I imported a CSV file ...